Category Archives: jokes

Great Oaks from Little Acorns

Q: How do you get a squirrel to like you?A: Act like a nut! Explanation: In English, the word nut can refer to foods such as pistachios, cashews, and walnuts. Squirrels love to eat nuts, especially acorns if there are oak … Continue reading

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The Skeleton Sang, “I’ve Got You…”

Q: Why do skeletons stay so calm?A: Because nothing gets under their skin! Explanation: Happy Halloween! To get under one’s skin is an idiom meaning that something bothers you.  If something gets under your skin, it nags at you, it … Continue reading

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Fly Me to the Moon

Q: How does the moon cut his hair?A: Eclipse it! Explanation: A lunar eclipse happens during a full moon when the earth moves between the sun and the moon so that the full moon can no longer be seen.  The moon, … Continue reading

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My Better Half

Q: What’s worse than finding a worm in your apple? A: Finding half a worm! Explanation: Imagine biting into an apple and finding a worm.  Yes, that is a very unpleasant thought because your apple is most likely not in very … Continue reading

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Lullaby-me to the Moon

Q: How do you stop an astronaut’s baby from crying? A: You rocket! Explanation: Astronauts are scientists who explore and study space.  To get into space they blast off in a rocket.  In this case, ‘rocket’ is a noun, a … Continue reading

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X Marks the Spot

Q: What did the Dalmatian say after eating lunch? A: Wow, that really hit the spot! Explanation: If you have seen the movie 101 Dalmatians, you know that Dalmatians are a breed of dog known for their spots.  While I like … Continue reading

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Crossed with Chicken

Q: Why did the child cross the playground? A: To get to the other slide! Explanation: Back in 2013, the first joke that I explained was, perhaps, the most famous of all jokes–Why did the chicken cross the road?  This joke … Continue reading

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Finally Found

Q: Why do you always find something in the last place you look? A: Because when you find it, you stop looking! Explanation: Perhaps this is more of a logic puzzle than a joke–but it is true!  Often times we search … Continue reading

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Run the Good Race

Q: What race is never run? A: A swimming race! Explanation: Thank you to a swimming friend who sent me this joke. This explanation will be short, maybe abut 50 meters, the length of an olympic swimming pool.  Yes, I know, … Continue reading

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Sour Milk

Q: What do you call a mean cow? A: Moo-dy! Explanation: Wow, there are a lot of jokes about cows! As you may know, cows say “moo.”  If you don’t believe me you can listen to Old McDonald, “with a moo-moo … Continue reading

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